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Dallas, TX
April 21, 2021

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PATRICK SOMBSTHAY / C: 469-***-****

**** ********** *****, ******, ***** 75228


International Banker, Sales / Marketing Multi-talented international business leader, with more than 20 years of experience managing operations and multi-millions dollar accounts for world-class organizations. Continuously create new business opportunities, fuel revenues and boost productivity by employing innovative sales / marketing techniques, expert in international markets, and motivational team leadership. Key strengths: include: Global Account Management, International Business Development, Strategic Market Planning, Operations Management. Market Research, Resource Management, Contract Negotiations, Customer Relationship Management. Performance Management, Vendor Management, Global Sales Management, Cross-Cultural Communications, Imports & Exports Team Building and Leadership Startup, Operation.

Goal-driven Sales Management professional with proven track record of strategic business growth and product marketing. Adept at cultivating productive client relationships through positive rapport, tailored solutions, and client engagement.


Proficiency in International banking and finance

Contract negotiation/review/drafting

Public Relations

Operations management

Positive learning process

Excellent communication

Reports generation and analysis


Proficiency in Political Science and History

Excel in International Relations and Comparative Politics

International Development

Political Science

Online classes

Curriculum development

Academic advisement


Foreign Policy

Banking standards

Revenue generation

Project management

International funds transfer process expertise

Corporate finance

Policy Analysis

Training and development

International Relations


International Banker / HSBC Bank - Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Paris, France 06/1997 - 01/2012

Directed the execution of comprehensive control assessments that included the identification of potential compliance risks as well as the likelihood and impact of fines and penalties resulting from non-compliance while ensuring fair and equal access to international financial services.

Counseled customers in the selection of international financial products to meet banking needs.

Delivered comprehensive bank-wide process flows for sales, originations, underwriting, closing and servicing activities including the identification of applicable regulations, risks, controls and opportunities for improvement.

Foreign Exchange / International Trader / HSBC Bank - Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 01/2012 - 01/2016

Trained and coached less experienced team members in procedures, compliance standards and performance strategies.

Supervised preparation of documents, financial models, and presentations.

Created release and project plans and established stakeholder expectations.

Built productive relationships with stakeholders to continually develop new international business.

French Teacher / Western Hills high School -FWISD - Fort Worth, Texas, USA 08/2016 - Current

Organized themed lessons that highlighted various French-speaking countries, including France, Canada, and Francophone Africa, to facilitate cultural awareness in students.

Developed curricula that covered a wide breadth of French culture and language topics and complied with IB and TEA institutional guidelines and educational requirements.

Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, engagement. and pr student accountability.

Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.


Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

PhD: Political Science

McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Master of Arts: History

University of Toronto – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Master of Arts: Political Science

University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Master of Arts: French Literature

Schiller International University - Paris, France

Master of Business Administration: International Business

Boston University - Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Master of Arts: International Relations

Schiller International University - Paris, France

Bachelor of Business Administration: International Business

University of San Francisco – San Francisco, California, USA

Bachelor of Arts: History


Member, Boston University Alumni Association

Member, Ville de Versailles Historical Society, France

Researcher, Council on Foreign relations, New York, NY, USA

Member, Counter-Terrorism Law & Policy Forum, Washington, DC, USA


Developed advanced knowledge of international business law, global economics, banking and finance, international marketing, traffic/customs, freight forwarding, sales/distribution channels and customs regulations.

Successfully negotiated and set-up trade deals ranging from $2 million to $120 million between companies from the USA, Canada, the Middle East, India, Holland, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.


Fluent in English and Spanish. Native Speaker: French.

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